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Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:37 pm
by wenjamin
i will definitely be getting the 1000% leo either way but would have preferred clear ears because be@rs have similar dome heads like the turtles. astroboy, mazinga, and godzilla are some of the more recent designs they went with clear ears, but maybe they only did clear for horns, spikey hair, etc. anyway, gonna send cjmart a mail regarding US shipping (already know the answer but just in case) before looking into proxy/ebay.

as for the star wars ones, i am tempted by the c3po, would probably prefer the classic design instead of the episode 7 red arm version, but it's still nice. the vader is just lazy i like the og version much better.

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 1:58 am
by Sideglide
I can probably help people get these if it's not insta-sold out after opening.

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:17 pm
by CanadianTurbo
Series 34 is out now, not blown away by the Chases but still a few designs I would like to get. I did grab the Shoko Byron 400%/100% set yesterday though, reasonably priced in HK and currently easy to find, I might have to grab the brown Neko too as I quite enjoy it in person.

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:39 am
by Sideglide
Yea, both are still available in the shop here.

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:09 pm
by chomper2050
hey bro. saw ur bearbrick collection on a few threads. if u ever want to sell any of ur bearbricks id be interested.


Dutchbear wrote:Hello boardies, after many years of hunting for the "Holy Grail of Bearbricks"
the Karl Lagerfeld Chanel 1000%. I'm very proud to show you mine.
All my compliments go out to the former owner of this Chanel Bear, the director of Marie Claire magazine for taking good care of her all these years.
Happy to share this with you :D

Image

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:38 pm
by m_fotografiert
Is somebody going to the Medicom Expo at the end of the month?

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 7:49 pm
by CanadianTurbo
m_fotografiert wrote:Is somebody going to the Medicom Expo at the end of the month?
I was hoping this year would be my year, being closer, but the later timing is not working out as much as my Tokyo host will be at SDCC.

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:20 am
by Fatlace
Hey Guys ! I would like to know.. is something sign really help to get more value in a item ?! I have a chance to get my 1000% be@rbrick boba fett getting sign by the actor who played boba fett in the Star Wars Film..

But not sure if it worth walking all day long with a 1000% in my hand !

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:54 am
by Sideglide
m_fotografiert wrote:Is somebody going to the Medicom Expo at the end of the month?
I will be going.

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 12:34 pm
by m_fotografiert
Sideglide wrote:
m_fotografiert wrote:Is somebody going to the Medicom Expo at the end of the month?
I will be going.

Pictures please :D

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 12:35 pm
by wenjamin
Fatlace wrote:Hey Guys ! I would like to know.. is something sign really help to get more value in a item ?! I have a chance to get my 1000% be@rbrick boba fett getting sign by the actor who played boba fett in the Star Wars Film..

But not sure if it worth walking all day long with a 1000% in my hand !
if you are not a big star wars or boba fett fan and the only reason for wanting to have it signed is to significantly increase the toy's value, then i'd say don't bother. looking at jeremy bulloch's website, he will sign just about anything for a nominal fee so his autograph doesn't seem all that rare or valuable. i also don't imagine the type of collectors in the market for 1000% bearbricks care enough about the actor's signature to pay much of a premium in this case. if it were say kaws on a dissected bear then it'd be a diiferent story lol.

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:25 am
by Fatlace
Does someone can get the new Stars Wars version ?!

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:41 pm
by Fatlace
If someone as some Star Wars Bearbrick for sale ! or can have acces to the new collection hit me up please ! :) I'm a big fan

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:21 am
by CanadianTurbo
I expect them to be all over Hong Kong by Monday. I think I might go after the 400% C-3PO, but not sure on the others. Wish I could find the funds for a Fragment Poly Wood too...

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:54 am
by oldguard
CanadianTurbo wrote: Wish I could find the funds for a Fragment Poly Wood too...
Same, that thing is really nice

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:42 am
by m_fotografiert
Hey Guys. Did you check out the SDCC Exklusive Bait Megatron Brick?

Do you think this will become a regular item in their shop, like the Sriracha Bearbrick?

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:12 pm
by CanadianTurbo
I think it depends on the run and how many are sold at SDCC. I have a friend there so hopefully he is picking up one for me.

Some good looking stuff at the Medicom Exhibition too, Keith Harring and Basquiat versions coming, Punk Drunkers 400 & 1000, Sorayama, Simpsons and more!

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:46 am
by wenjamin
great photo recap of medicom exhibit 17:

http://news.amiami.jp/event/2017/08/76561.html

http://news.amiami.jp/event/2017/08/76563.html

homer bearbrick, haroshi wood, and mr. andre ball vcd are highlights for me.

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:03 pm
by CanadianTurbo
The Haroshi wood is amazing, I would love to get one when they release. I have to see on the Homer, but might need it to go with my Krusty. I did successfully get the Bait SDCC Megatron set, but I don`t yet have it in my possession as it is going from Cali, to Tokyo, then to me in HK...

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:37 am
by oakleywake
Just bought a dome from collectingwarehouse on ebay. Grabbed a 13"x5.5" with base shipped in the us for 53 bucks. Highly recommend these for your 400s.

No affiliation just thrilled with the great price and fast shipping. Check out my ig for a pic because i dont know how to post here @bmorerandom

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:22 pm
by m_fotografiert
I am not a big fan of glass domes. I think it distorts the bear and makes awkward light reflexes.

I can recommend those self-assemble plastic cabinets. https://www.amazon.de/Tingacraft-Vitrin ... YGV0EWHPZQ

Easy assembling, cristalclear view, good quality and completely dust sealed. I use them for my custom toys for years now.

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:10 pm
by CanadianTurbo
I like a nice bell jar myself, it can distort but I think it looks more classic than some display containers. From the pic Oakley`s might be a bit narrow for my tastes but I still love the look and even more love that Poly wood inside!

Congrats on the amazing piece!!

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:25 am
by ianthegamer
any good places to go in Chicago that sales bearbricks?

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:20 am
by CanadianTurbo
ianthegamer wrote:any good places to go in Chicago that sales bearbricks?
I don`t think they have a shop but Fatsuma is based in Chicago and carries a lot of Bearbricks and there is also Rotofugi there too.

Re: Official BE@RBRICK Thread

Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:23 am
by ianthegamer
CanadianTurbo wrote:
ianthegamer wrote:any good places to go in Chicago that sales bearbricks?
I don`t think they have a shop but Fatsuma is based in Chicago and carries a lot of Bearbricks and there is also Rotofugi there too.
Yes I plan to check out Roto. At the very least you shed light on a new sight to see bearbrick stock :)
thank you